Nachum Segal and Pastor Chris Edmonds on “Footsteps of My Father,” the documentary about the Pastor’s father, WWII hero, Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds. Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds’s fearless bravery saved the lives of more than 200 Jewish American soldiers in a prisoner of war camp in Germany. Pastor Chris recently received Righteous Among the Nations on behalf of his father from the Nation of Israel and Yad Vashem, the World’s Holocaust Remembrance Authority. Righteous Among the Nations is the highest honor given by the Nation of Israel to non-Jews who rescued Jews during the Holocaust. Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds died in 1985. He was the fifth American to be recognized by Yad Vashem as a Righteous Among the Nations. This important new documentary premieres on Friday, June 8th at the IFC Center at 12:20 in the afternoon. Visit the IFC Center website/purchase tickets HERE.
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